“Like living a nightmare”: deadly equine virus grips Luskville farm

EMILY HSUEH
LUSKVILLE Feb. 24, 2021
A horse farm in Luskville has been working around the clock after being struck by a deadly equine virus.
For the past month, Venturing Hills Farm has been battling an outbreak of equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV1), the neurological strain of a respiratory disease, which co-owner Rae Becke says is very similar to COVID-19.
The first appearance of the virus occurred on Feb. 3 involving a five-year-old quarter horse named Eddie, who began acting strangely.

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